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Shantia Carrington
B: 1983-04-08
D: 2019-02-02
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Carrington, Shantia
Viergina Backer
B: 1927-10-08
D: 2019-02-01
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Backer, Viergina
Camilia Querette
B: 1933-03-07
D: 2019-01-30
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Querette, Camilia
Michael Pierre
B: 1979-07-07
D: 2019-01-29
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Pierre, Michael
Hatshepsut Hall
B: 1983-02-03
D: 2019-01-29
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Hall, Hatshepsut
Linda Condello
B: 1951-04-01
D: 2019-01-29
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Condello, Linda
Yvonne Campbell
B: 1952-09-19
D: 2019-01-26
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Campbell, Yvonne
Garfield Hull
B: 1948-10-16
D: 2019-01-25
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Hull, Garfield
Eula Meikle
B: 1932-11-16
D: 2019-01-25
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Meikle, Eula
Orulee Walters-Francis
B: 1984-09-22
D: 2019-01-24
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Walters-Francis, Orulee
Eugene Chambers
B: 1927-03-10
D: 2019-01-23
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Chambers, Eugene
Anna Poole
B: 1932-02-20
D: 2019-01-15
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Poole, Anna
Earl Ffolkes
B: 1943-10-05
D: 2019-01-07
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Ffolkes, Earl
Joyce Reid
B: 1922-09-01
D: 2019-01-07
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Reid, Joyce
Rochier Cha-os
D: 2019-01-02
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Cha-os, Rochier
Cameron JeanPierre
B: 2007-11-19
D: 2019-01-01
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JeanPierre, Cameron
Jean Bon-Garcon
B: 1956-02-20
D: 2019-01-01
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Bon-Garcon, Jean
James Ford
B: 1935-01-15
D: 2018-12-31
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Ford, James
Rosalind George
B: 1935-01-07
D: 2018-12-31
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George, Rosalind
Francisco Lewis
B: 1959-07-15
D: 2018-12-31
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Lewis, Francisco
Maria Roitero
B: 1958-11-03
D: 2018-12-30
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Roitero, Maria

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Tips on Writing a Message of Condolence

You may not know exactly what you want to say in your Book of Memories™ condolence message. In fact, this may be the first time you've ever been faced with sharing your feelings or offering comforting words to someone who is grieving a loss. Whether it's the first time, or the fifth, we're here to offer some assistance. We've compiled some tips, and brought together a list of expressive words you can use in your condolences.

Tip #1: Be sincere. It's important to mean what you say, on the deepest emotional level. Yes, we know, "saying what you mean" can be harder - that's why we're here.

Tip #2: Keep it simple. You don't need to say much more than "I'm sorry for you loss," yet it's always wonderful to share a personal memory of their loved one, if you have one.

Tip #3: Don't tell them you know how they feel. Because you can't really know; even if you've endured the loss of a loved one in the past - your grief was yours, and this is theirs.

Tip #4: Share how you felt when you heard the news. Perhaps you were shocked, disbelieving, or deeply saddened. Let them know how the passing affected you personally.

Tip #5: Share Remind them that you will always hold the memory of their loved one close to you. It will be a comfort to them to know that their loved one will be remembered.

A Short List of Appropriate Phrases:

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
  • Please accept my condolences on the loss of your partner.
  • With deepest sympathy for your loss.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Please know our loving thoughts embrace you each and every day.
  • Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending you love.
  • With heartfelt condolences.
  • Wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
  • Sharing in your sorrow, thinking of you and wishing I could be there
  • to hold your hand.
  • May the love of those around you, help you through the days ahead.
  • Hold tight to memories for comfort.
  • Lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about.
  • As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens.
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
  • Peace, prayers and blessings.
  • Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.
  • You are in our prayers.
  • May your memories give you strength.
  • Remember that we love and care about you.
  • May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

After writing and posting a message of condolence to the family, you may also wish to make a memorial donation as a tribute to their loved one, or send flowers to the family home or memorial service. However you choose to express your concern and pay tribute, please know this: it will be deeply appreciated.